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A Free-Market Monetary System

Free MarketsMoney and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewGold Standard

04/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
"The power to issue money was essential for the finance of the government … in order to give to government access to the tap where it can draw the money it needs by manufacturing it."
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Action, Time, and the Market

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

03/30/2019Mises Daily Articles
Humans use action to attain certain ends. But they must choose what actions to take. And choice also requires judgment about the best way to achieve the preferred ends.
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Against the Neoliberals

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/08/2019Mises Daily Articles
Mises, unlike the neoliberals, argued that the best way to combat monopolies was to abolish the policies and government institutions that created them in the first place.
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Artificial Booms and the Theory of "Forced Saving"

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/07/2018

It is impossible to force the economic development of society by artificially encouraging investment and initially financing it with credit expansion.  This policy can only have benefits if economic actors also elect to begin saving more at the same time.

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Atlas Mugged: Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Nationalize Corporations

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/27/2018

Senator Warren's plan to crush companies and entrepreneurs for the sake of "the workers" is straight out of the darkest imaginings of Ayn Rand.

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Abolish Campaign Contribution Limits

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog08/18/2018

Why shouldn’t the rights of economic liberty and private property extend to donating to people who are running for political office?

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An Anti-Inflation Program

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog05/21/2018

It is instructive to consider what a sensible anti-inflationary legislative program would be like if we could get it.

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America Doesn’t Need a 5-Year Plan

Global Economy

Blog05/21/2018

China is growing despite government meddling in the economy, not because of it. 

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